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David Kovac

Of Counsel




Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 1979

Wayne State University, B.A., 1976

Bar Admissions

David focuses his practice on providing development and implementation of wealth transfer plans for families all over Michigan. He has extensive experience in fiduciary administration of trusts and estates and estate settlement. He also provides services as a trustee, co-trustee, agent for trustee and personal representative. Prior to joining Miller Canfield, David worked for 10 years as the senior trust officer for Plante Moran in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He also spent almost 20 years serving as vice president and senior trust officer for Comerica Bank. 

Professional Activities

State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning Section, 1990-present

West Michigan Estate Planning Council, Member 2000-present, Chairman 2012

Michigan Bankers Association Trust Council Committee. 2009-present


"Choosing a Trustee - A Critical Decision in Estate Planning," Before the Bell Breakfast Forum, presented to trust officers, financial advisors, attorneys and CPAs, June 15, 2017